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Introduction to Finite Element Analysis for Engineers


Saad A. Ragab, Hassan E. Fayed
July 12, 2017

Finite Element Analysis for Engineers introduces FEA as a technique for solving differential equations, and for application to problems in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Science & Mechanics. Intended primarily for senior and first-year graduate students,...

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition


Haym Benaroya, Mark Nagurka, Seon Han
October 25, 2017

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition addresses the principles and application of vibration theory. Equations for modeling vibrating systems are explained, and MATLAB® is referenced as an analysis tool. The Fourth Edition adds more coverage of damping, new case ...

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering


Travis S. Taylor
July 7, 2017

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition, presents the history and basics of rocket science, and examines design, experimentation, testing, and applications. Exploring how rockets work, the book covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along wi...

Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion


DP Mishra
August 2, 2017

The book follows a unified approach to present the basic principles of rocket propulsion in concise and lucid form. This textbook comprises of ten chapters ranging from brief introduction and elements of rocket propulsion, aerothermodynamics to solid, liquid and hybrid propellant rocket engines with...

Introduction to Renewable Power Systems and the Environment with R

Miguel F. Acevedo
July 19, 2018

This textbook introduces the fundamentals of renewable electrical power systems examining their direct relationships with the environment. It covers conventional power systems and opportunities for increased efficiencies and friendlier environmental interactions. While presenting state-of-the-art...

Technical Writing: A Practical Guide for Engineers, Scientists, and Nontechnical Professionals, Second Edition

Phillip A. Laplante
July 19, 2018

Engineers, scientists, and professionals of all types are often required to write reports, summaries, manuals, and guides. While many have had an English language or writing course, it is less likely that they have had instruction in the special requirements of technical writing. Filling this void...

Encyclopedia of Aluminum and Its Alloys, Two-Volume Set (Print)

George E. Totten, Murat Tiryakioglu, Olaf Kessler
July 18, 2018

This encyclopedia, written by authoritative experts under the guidance of an international panel of key researchers from academia, national laboratories, and industry, is a comprehensive reference covering all major aspects of metallurgical science and engineering of aluminum and its alloys. Topics...

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

Richard Fitzpatrick
July 16, 2018

Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as...

Automation in the Virtual Testing of Mechanical Systems: Theories and Implementation Techniques

Ole Ivar Sivertsen, Bjorn Haugen
July 16, 2018

Automation in the Virtual Testing of Mechanical Systems: Theories and Implementation Techniques provides a practical understanding of Knowledge-Based Engineering (KBE), an approach that is driving automation in engineering. Companies are using the technology to automate engineering tasks, achieving...

Offshore Mechatronics Systems Engineering

Hamid Reza Karimi
July 10, 2018

The book gives a systematical and almost self-contained description of the many facets of envisaging, designing, implementing or experimentally exploring offshore mechatronics and systems along the adequate designs of integrated modeling, safety, control and supervision infrastructure. With the...

Plasticity: Fundamentals and Applications

P.M. Dixit, U.S. Dixit
July 10, 2018

Explores the Principles of Plasticity Most undergraduate programs lack an undergraduate plasticity theory course, and many graduate programs in design and manufacturing lack a course on plasticity—leaving a number of engineering students without adequate information on the subject. Emphasizing...

Finite Element Analysis

M Moatamedi, Hassan A. Khawaja
July 09, 2018

Finite element analysis has become the most popular technique for studying engineering structures in detail. It is particularly useful whenever the complexity of the geometry or of the loading is such that alternative methods are inappropriate. The finite element method is based on the premise that...

Heat Conduction, Fifth Edition

Sadık Kakac, Yaman Yener, Carolina P. Naveira-Cotta
July 06, 2018

Heat Conduction, Fifth Edition, upholds its reputation as the leading text in the field for graduate students, and as a resource for practicing engineers. The text begins with fundamental concepts, introducing the governing equation of heat conduction, and progresses through solutions for...

Driver Reactions to Automated Vehicles: A Practical Guide for Design and Evaluation

Alexander Eriksson, Neville A. Stanton
July 05, 2018

The introduction of vehicle automation has changed the role of the driver from an active operator, to a passive monitor. There are concerns regarding the safety and the ability of the driver to act as a fall back during failures or unexpected situations. This book covers the importance of...

The Science of Small Arms Ballistics

Alvah Buckmore, Jr.
July 03, 2018

The science of small arms ballistics is seriously underdeveloped and underappreciated. This unique and different book is a comprehensive study that fills a legitimate need for a work that covers the engineering and theory of small arms ballistics. The author shares his extensive research on...

Practical Solutions for Energy Savings: A Guidebook for the Manufacturer

Roger Brown
July 01, 2018

This book will reveal cost reductions and how to slash your energy costs without investing big money. The three pillars of costs reduction will discussed: Assembling your options and analyzing your risk; developing options with your utility; and cutting out obvious waste in your operation. Those...